IT Management Linux News for Mar 31, 2006
Editor's Note: Another Myth Will Bite the Dust (Mar 31, 2006, 23:30)
"There has been a little bit of a Catch-22 obstacle standing
between deployment levels of Linux as they are now and what they
Techworld: Linux Loses to Windows in ex-Unix Shops (Mar 31, 2006, 20:30)
"Where do Unix shops who want to migrate go next? You'd think
they go for Linux. Or is it Windows? It depends who's
Builder UK: Linux Growth 'To Outstrip Windows by a Factor of 3' (Mar 31, 2006, 17:30)
"Linux adoptions are to grow in the next three to five years at
nearly triple the rate of Windows, according to Oracle..."
CNET News: SUSE Linux COO Latest Exec to Leave Novell (Mar 31, 2006, 16:00)
"Amnon Harman, chief operating officer of Novell's SUSE Linux
group, will leave the company in August, sources familiar with his
internetnews.com: The Deal: $20K to Leave Exchange For Lotus (Mar 31, 2006, 14:30)
"IBM launched the latest jab in its bout with Microsoft,
offering partners up to $20,000 to help customers move from
Exchange to Linux-based versions of Lotus Notes and Domino..."
Moneyweb: The Real Deal on Open Source Software (Mar 31, 2006, 02:30)
"'South Africans spend around R6 billion annually on software
licenses, 80% of which is channeled to foreign companies...'"
SearchCIO: The Real Reasons Vendors are Moving to Open Source Models (Mar 31, 2006, 01:45)
"More vendors are adopting open source business models.
Columnist Paul Gillin offers advice on how users can leverage this
new vendor interest to their advantage..."
Peter Yared's Musings: An Open Letter to Jonathan Schwartz (Mar 31, 2006, 01:00)
"...I wanted to write an open letter to you and Sun, and see if
I can get a little clarity about your open source software